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-2-19 strategy. now you can lose a state like virginia, one of the three, indiana, north carolina and virginia that he has to win or we thought he had to win to have a shot. you can lose one of those states, because now so many states are in tossup, nevada, michigan, wisconsin, those three states if you win them you can start to lose some of the 3-2-1 states which is something the obama campaign could not have possibly been thinking about this late in the game. >> bret: karl, as we point out, this is over 30 days. you moved texas in to the dark red, because you just said it is. but georgia is the same way, right? tennessee, kentucky? >> we have 35 electoral college votes called lean romney, georgia, tennessee, kentucky. they are called that because the last poll we have is some time ago. but i personally think those 35 electoral college votes are in romney's column. if you do that, think about that for a minute. solid obama states 14 of them represent 184 electoral college votes. if you add kentucky, tennessee, georgia, to the 1 states that romney has. you add those states with bah and 184 to
in the same state. today, virginia. we have fox team coverage. chief white house correspondent ed henry on the latest on economic growth. with ebegin with senior national correspondent john roberts and romney campaign in springfield, virginia. good evening, john. >> good evening, to you bret. when it comes to polls most candidates will tell you the only one that matters is taken on election day. if a poll is a snapshot in time, mitt romney has work to do. >> the hill leading to the white house remains high for mitt romney tonight. a new fox news poll showing president obama with a five-point lead nationally. 48-43%. unchanged from earlier in month and within the margin of error but a significant shift from before the convention. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia. >> if f the candidate is getting anxious, you wouldn't know it. as he hammered president obama as defense cut in looming sequestration of the american legion post. >> it's still a troubled and dangerous world. the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable. and de statin
burner. >> at the historic restaurantbe in virginia, the upcoming presidential election is the hot topic. undecided voters in battleground state have a variety of issues on their minds. >> i'm still undecided. it's a close race. my biggest concern is social security issues. >> medicare is one. safety of the world is the other, because it's really getting unsafe with all of the things going in, in the eastern world. >> i will decide at the last moment, which way i'll go. i'm not a democrat. i'm not a republican. >> with the recent violence in middle east, voter ins other battleground states such as florida an ohio say they are keenly aware of the national security threats and are factoring them in the voting decisions. in virginia, major concern as well. >> national security right now is important to me. i'm not sure that the current president has a grasp on what he needs to do with the foreign policy. >> it's the economy. it's also the threat of terrorism, globally and here in the united states. the third, i think about my children a lot. what their future is like. >> a small business ow
in virginia about -- president was blunt today at campaign event in virginia reassuring the public he is keeping america safe at home and abroad. >> we still face american threats and we have to make sure the military and diplomats are protected. >> pentagon officials claimed marines were in another part of libya protecting the embassy before the benghazi attack and then admitted that was not true. state department officials said there were no libyan security guards inside the perimeter of the u.s. consulate and had to walk that back. >> you hate to think that the president would purposely mislead the american people but it lookin looks like it to . >> administration flatly deny notion they misled the public. they say the only reason the account has changed is new facts have emergeed since it's ongoing investigation. >> bret: ed henry on the north lawn. thank you. now what we know about what really happened in benghazi. chief washington correspondent james rosen looks at how the deadly attack in libya unfolded. warning some of the images may be disturbing. >> in many fateful battles t
news from virginia, former democrat, independent and republican congressman vir jill gewd qualified as a presidential candidate for the constitution party, which some worry could take votes from romney. the virginia gop is mounting a legal challenge to have him removed from the ballot. >> romney has hunkered down for rehearsals. rob portman of ohio is the governor's sparring partner playing the role of barack obama. the same service he provided in john mccain in the 2008 debate. bret? >> bret: carl, thank you. national debt hits $16 trillion. what that means to you and your family, as a video starts from the dnc. charles krauthammer on what we can expect this week in charlotte. that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you noti
script and says something unexpect and that happened in the virginia senate race. mike emanuel was there. >> reporter: at the first of three debates this the final week of the virginia senate race, former governor kaine was asked about romney's comment about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. >> i would be open to proposal that had a minimum tax for everyone but i insist many of the 47% that governor romney is going after pay a higher percentage in their taxes than he does. >> after the debate, his opponent pounced on the minimum tax level comment. >> it's typical of tim kaine. his record is one looking to raise taxes. >> after that, i asked kaine to clarify the state fire department the debate. >> mighde -- statement from the debate. >> i don't believe you start with a pledge to allegiance no tax ever. he wants to keep the tax cut for those earning $250,000 a year. republicans favor extent the cut. this is allen's response to kaine's plan. >> i guess you didn't do analysis on the so-called plan would do to jobs. before you from pose anything you should take in acco
49-42 in ohio. 50-43 in virginia. 49-44 in florida. among voters who are extremely interested in the election, the race is tighter. obama is up only two points in virginia. florida is tied. romney is up by a point in ohio. the survey was taken as reporting that romney remark at may florida rundraiser emermed with him suggesting that the 47% of americans who do not pay income taxes will never support him because they consider themselves victims. owed support from the government. romney backed away from sentiments while reiterating the charge that the obama policies replace the american dream with culture of government dependency. >> it does not work by a government saying become dependent on government. become dependent on redistribution. that will kill american entrepreneurship that lifted economy over the years. >> romney has been hammered for the remark by a cadre of conservative pundit who long criticize his campaign. republican senator dean heller of nevada and brown of massachusetts say they don't share the view that romney express on the hidden camera video. lindsey grah
and the record. chief political correspondent carl cameron has that part of the story. >> romney. >> in virginia, swing state where the battle is more heated than most, mitt romney renewed the call to president obama to strongly assert american strength and conviction overseas in face of attack on u.s. embassy. >> the world needs american leadership, middle east needs american leadership and i intend to be a president that provides the leadership that america respects and keep us admired throughout the world. >> one day after romney accused the president of apologizing for and sending mixed message for principles and which he rebuked them for shooting without aiming with facts, romney cast the crisis in libya and egyptian as example of obama weakness and grieved for americans killed. >> right now, we're in mourning. we lost four diplomats across the world, we are thinking about their families, those they left behind. what a tragedy. i'd offer a moment of silence but one gentleman doesn't want to be silent so we'll keep going. >> he promised to restore american strength. >> sometimes it seems lik
have requested ballots of a week-and-a-half ago. in north carolina, just 1.7%. virginia. 1.4%. florida, 15.7%. members of the militarism center to vote from the home states. in 2009, congress passed the military and overseas voter empowerment act, meant to help smooth the voting process. >> with the slow numbers, it raised questions for us not whether the service members have the voices heard on election day but more importantly whether the important federal law was implemented. >> head of the pentagon voting program says the military voting assistance has never been better. citing the voting assistance office and use of social media. >> we are committed to evaluating all the tools in our arsenal. we will work with the congress and the state effective voters including the services to continue to take a look at that. and refine way in which we conduct the outreach to absentee voters. >> the pentagon says the military voter administration is running about the same as in 2004. the last time an incumbent president was on the ballot. bret? >> bret: eric, thank you. syrian troops reportedly
. virginia, $85.7 million. north carolina and colorado about $55 million each. iowa, $47 million. in the last four months on average of $4 million a day has been spent, in # 3 battleground states. in the final eight weeks those numbers are likely to double. bret? >> bret: carl cameron live in the battleground. we look at the 9/11 memorials when we come back from, ground zero to the pentagon and shanksville, pennsylvania. remembering those who died. [ mother ] you can't leave the table till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... that also becomes headaches. i was very skeptical about aspirin. bayer advanced was completely different. it really did get rid of the pain. put bayer advanced aspirin to the test for yourself at >> bret: it was 11 years ago today that our world changed forever. you remember where you were, what you were doing weapon you first heard the news of the attacks on new york and washington. the plane crash in pennsy
in the navy shipyard in virginia threatens the president hope to carry that state again. sequester political impact is not lost on mitt romney. >> an election year, so he hasn't been willing to do with the law, even the law he signed required. he won't describe the jobs lost. not until after the election. >> jay carney says the report should be release and should list cities affected by the cuts that are not supposed to happen. but if they do it could cause problems for the president in more states than virginia. bret? >> bret: wendell goler live in the north lawn. thank you. put the presidential campaign in perspective now. seep your political analyst brit hume has thoughts. >> hi, bret. the big question this election year is whether president obama could campaign his way out of a record that would normally spell defeat for incumbent. tonight, he and many other democrats must surely feel he is on his way to doing it. despite jobs report the day after, polls show obama ahead and a couple have him at or above the magical 50% mark. worried that conservatives say romney must get bolder and go d
, iowa, wisconsin. north carolina. virginia. florida. almost all of them. what that shows you is two things, the importance of ohio. that goes with obama or importance of why romney needs to hold it, if he can. and then look at every single one of the states. if romney loses ohio to obama, one of these states goes like iowa. nevada. and he is not at 270 and winning the presidency, it's obama. >> bret: karl? >> # 1 different ways -- there are 11 different ways to win out ohio. he doesn't give colorado or new hampshire to romney, which i think are both insurance policies. you can say romney is in danger of losing this and obama is in danger of losing this. it comes down to the last ballot on the last evening of the election. this map gives insurance in the pocket. colorado, new hampshire both are going to end up in romney column. >> bret: thanks as always to karl and joe. and karl's point at the beginning there about the record polling, polling is only ramping up as we move closer to election day. since we taped this segment earlier in this day, nine new state polls were released. nine
a couple of days before the election. that could complicate it for the white house. >> especially virginia home to defense contractor. leon panetta repeatedly warned about the effects of a sequester he calls nutty. >> a disaster with the defense deparent as far as the budget is concern and the ability to respond to the threat that are out there. in a conference call the administration official went to some length to blame republicans for sequester, though the white house first suggested it. officials describe the cuts as "deeply destructive" and say the white house stands ready to search for alternative, they emphasize would have to be balanced; meaning, tax increases. >> to stop it, you have to take steps to reduce the deficit. you have to raise taxes and cut spending. that is what has to happen. >> the white house is going to say we have to have revenue raisers, but the white house to say it's entirely congress' fault misses the point. all parties are complicit in this breakdown. >> house republicans passed al alternative cuts but the democrats wouldn't take it up. while it would cut def
's path is clearer to me. florida, north carolina, virginia, ohio, and either wisconsin or iowa. iowa still right there front and center in james pepe's map as well. >> bret: karl, last word. >> look, i have a minor disagreement. joe said that romney had to take every other state under the scenario of losing ohio. it's simply not true. he takes colorado and wisconsin, iowa and wisconsin, new hampshire, iowa and colorado, nevada and colorado or iowa and new hampshire. there are 11 other ways to get there if you lose ohio. >> what happened to the three, two, one strategy? >> look, i feel good about ohio, because obama is never above 50%. he is stuck there if the mid-to-the high 40s. he has not been able to put away the state. >> fair enough. >> bret: just because i'm not in the studio doesn't mean i can't control the two of you. i'm in iowa. i can still control it. joe, karl, as always, thank you. see you next week. still ahead, another day off for students and another day of scrambling for parents. chicago teachers strike when we come back. lin users test oft. freestyle lite can help y
like polls are correct. if he doesn't win ohio and virginia there is a tight sweep to presidency to 270 for him. florida, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, nevada. he is behind in a bunch of them. he has 40 days to do it. a lot of work outside debate. you can't gamble on that. being in ohio is bad news. >> bret: there are some republicans who say listen, it's actually, we don't want to be at this point. but there is something about being behind that would wake people up to say wait a second, we're behind. motivate the troops. the battleground polls, you have to say there oversampling aside he is trailing. >> people are trying to explain away the polls. there is a consistent narrative in the polls. in the battleground polls. raising the path romney has to take, it doesn't look good. he is down if florida as well. so the question is what does it take? the problem is you're saying that romney campaign has to wake up but it seems to be a fundamentally flawed campaign. fundamentally flawed candidate. i'm not sure what they can do. midwest, people are supporting obama is the bail-out because romney
-off. important of how important romney thinks it will be. >> bret: okay. see you in colorado. virginia base strategic allied consulting accused to submitting 100 questionable registration in seven countie counties. spokesperson says it's trying to find out how broad the scope of the problem is. the company says the form came from one person who has been fired and it's cooperating with investigators. still ahead what does history teach us about the big lead in polls less than six weeks before the election? first, the latest plan to fix the same old problem problems ie old country. its while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] [ yawning sound ] because helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's america's #1 selling pain reliever. you took action, you took advil®. and we thank you. >> bret: plenty of financial pain to go around in europe. france imposing a 75% tax rate on high earners. greece is pr
, florida, ohio, virginia, new hampshire, iowa, nevada, colorado, north carolina. >> but this president cannot tell us that you are better off today than when he took office. >> obama won all eight states four years ago. according to the real clear politic average of recent polls romney trailed in all of them except for north carolina where the democrats just ended their convention. >> modest $4.5 million buy, but only the beginning. the romney campaign omitted michigan, romney's native state where he is down 2.4 points to the president. wisconsin, paul ryan's native state the president leads by 1.4 points. pennsylvania, the romney-ryan ticket trails by 7. romney reported last month he had $185 million cash on hanz. since then he raised $100 million now. that he is the official nominee he can spend the funds. political ads will replace the last two weeks of convention images on america's tv. some gave obama tepid reviews in wake of bill clinton's performance and mitt romney's speech was overshadowed by clint eastwood with imvisible barack obama and empty chair. >> what do you mean shut
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